If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.

Cowlitz County Fair                                                           July 24 through 27 2019  – 11 am to 11 pm                                                    Thunder Mountain Pro Rodeo: Tickets on Sale July 8th at 9:00 am                 Carnival Wristbands
Cowlitz County Fair 2019

Available at Fibre Federal Credit Union.
Starting June 24th
$24 at  Fibre Federal                                                                                                $30 at the Fair –  Carnival Rides Ticket Booth


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.














Back for the second season, Cars & Coffee returns on the first Saturday of each month from 7-9a.  Open to all with a passion for cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Come and join in on the fun @ the Panera Bread parking lot just off Allen Street and I-5 in Kelso.




















The 2019 Longview Port Tours are scheduled for July 13th, 14th, and 15th.

Get a front row seat to check out cargo operations and vessels in action aboard a comfortable air-conditioned charter bus.

Port Tours are free and open to the public.

For more information on times and to register, go to or call Dan at the Port, 360-703-0231.


The Castle Rock Fair is coming July 18th, 19th and 20th.  There will be live entertainment, quarter arcade, food, animals on display and exhibits. The fair is located just off West Side Highway at P-H 10. For more information, go to Castle Rock Fair dot com.




Kelso Longview Chamber of Commerce presents ‘Island Bingo’ Friday July 26th from 5:30p–8p @ Kelso/Longview Elks, 900 Ash St. in Kelso

Beat the heat with some hot Island Bingo!

Help support the Chamber and raise funds for their annual scholarships!

Win Prizes!  Food!  Drink!  Lots of Fun!

Regular Tickets-$20 (includes 20 Bingo game cards and heavy appetizers)

VIP Tickets-$35 (includes 40 Bingo Game Cards, heavy appetizers, a personalized dauber and a drink ticket)

Tickets available @

Contact Amy @ the Chamber Office 360-423-8400 for more information.


It’s the Rock & Roll Up Your Sleeve Give Blood American Red Cross Servpro Blood Drive, Thursday August 1st from 10a-3p

For an appointment go to sponsor code:Servprolongview

or call Shawn Green @ 360-431-1933

Complimentary Lunch and Swag Bag to all donors

Courtesy of SERVPRO and your community members






The Mark Morris Class of ’79 are planning their 40 Year Reunion.

It will take place Friday and Saturday August 2nd and 3rd.




Check  it out!  VFW Garage Sale, Friday & Saturday August 2nd & 3rd, from 9a-4p @ 4311 Ocean Beach Highway in Longview.

All VFW Proceeds goes to our local veterans and families.

Donations welcome!

(Cash, canned food items)

You can rent a table for only $10

Leave a message for Marilyn @ 503-559-4455


Friends of St.John are putting on a Collective Goods & Book Sale,Wednesday thru Friday August 7th,8th,& 9th in the 3rd Bay of the 1615 Bistro Cafe @ PeaceHealth St.John Medical Center from 9a-3p

Items include:Books for al ages, stationary and scrapbooking, music collections, gift items, household & outdoor garden items.

Cash,check,credit cards, & payroll deduction accepted.

Brought to you by PeaceHealth.



Problem Child – a Salute to ACDC- Will be at the Chehalis Theater Saturday August 10th  at 8:00pm One night only! Tickets for Problem Child are $20 and can be purchased at the Chehalis Theater or on Brown Paper Ticket. Problem Child at the Chehalis Theater is a 21+ event.




You’re invited to experience a ‘wee bit of Scotland’ at the Kelso Highlander Festival.  There’ll be Highland games, bagpipe competitions, fun run and walk, parade, along with Scottish vendors and food.  Entertainment by the Wicked Tinkers, Men of Worth and Darby O’Gill.  It all happens September 14th and 15th at Tam O’Shanter Park in Kelso and admission is free.  To learn more go to and click on Highlander Festival
















Al-Anon Public Service Announcement

If you are concerned about someone else’s drinking, Al-Anon Family Groups can help you do something about it.

Give yourself the gift of Al-Anon, it is free and confidential.

Today, many Al-Anon members, regardless of age or relationship to the alcoholic, are finding serenity despite a friend or family member with an active drinking problem.

For information about Al-Anon meetings in this area call:

1-888-425-2666 or go to






































































































































Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at